Closed Consultations

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  • Setting the budget for 2013/14

    One of the key proposals for this year is the County Council should, for the third year running, freeze its share of Council Tax to help contain costs for residents. Every one per cent raised by the County Council from Council Tax would generate £3.4m in income. The Council proposes a freeze. We welcome your views on this proposal. You can also see the savings proposals for 2013/14, that we previously consulted you on as part of Norfolk's Big Conversation. We welcome any comments... More
    Closed 31 December 2012
  • Consultation of proposed changes to the English Language Support Service (ELSS)

    Norfolk County Council is proposing to change the way that the English Language Support Services operates. We want to make changes to the service to ensure that all children and young people who have English as an additional language are supported to do well at school, and to make sure that the service is financially secure. We are proposing a new way of working that places a much greater emphasis on training and supporting school staff, building their capacity and helping them to... More
    Closed 1 March 2013
  • Consultation on proposed changes to services for the Gypsy Roma Traveller community

    Norfolk County Council is proposing to make changes to the services we provide to the Gypsy Roma Traveller community, including the support we provide to children and young people at school. We want to make changes to ensure that all children and young people from the Gypsy Roma Traveller community are supported to do well at school, and to make sure that the service is financially secure. We are proposing a new way of working that places a greater emphasis on training and supporting school... More
    Closed 28 April 2013
  • Community Mental Health Support Services Consultation

    Norfolk County Council, in partnership with health and district councils, funds housing related floating support services to support adults with mental health needs in Norfolk to live independently in their own homes. Floating support services are services which are provided to the person wherever they live. They can move with the person if they move home and are not attached to a property. At the moment, there are three services that provide a broad range of support that helps people... More
    Closed 15 July 2013
  • Your Voice Member Survey 2013

    Your Voice is a membership scheme for Norfolk residents who want to share their views and experiences of public services. This survey is for members of Your Voice to tell us what they think of the scheme. If you are not a member, please visit www.norfolk.yourvoice.co.uk to find out more and to join. More
    Closed 8 September 2013
  • Norfolk Putting People First Budget Consultation for 2014-17

    Norfolk County Council predicted an estimated funding shortfall of at least £189 million over the next three years unless it actedto change things. This was because if things continued as they had, the combination of increasing council costs, increased demand for services, inflation and a cut in Government funding meant we would need to spend at least £189 million more than we can expect to receive in income. We asked your views on our savings proposals to meet this gap in our budget.... More
    Closed 12 December 2013
  • Integrated Risk Management Plan 2014/17

    Norfolk Fire aned Rescue Authority have published their draft Integrated Risk Management Plan for 2014/17 and is now consulting on it. The Integrated Risk Management Plan (IRMP) process is a complete review of fire and rescue provision in Norfolk. We have analysed the most significant risks to people and buildings in our county. We have identified how we intend to respond to those risks within the budget and the resources we are given. More
    Closed 12 December 2013
  • Early Education Funding

    Norfolk County Council is considering changes to the way it funds nurseries, childminders and other providers of early education. We want to: Simplify the formula that we use, by reducing the range of rates we pay to different providers. Target our funding to children living in more deprived parts of the county. Support smaller providers to be sustainable. Reward providers that offer a high quality service. Offer flexible childcare for working... More
    Closed 5 October 2014
  • Consultation on a proposal to relocate and expand Chapel Road Complex Needs School from Attleborough to Old Buckenham

    Background Chapel Road Complex Needs School is currently based in Attleborough and provides 60 places for children and young people aged 3 to 19. It has been consistently judged outstanding by Ofsted. The school buildings are in need of modernisation and a larger site is required to rebuild it to meet the future needs of its pupils, who have a range of complex needs. We also want to ensure that it can educate as many children with special educational needs as possible from the south... More
    Closed 14 December 2014
  • Budget and Services 2015-2018

    Last year through our Putting People First strategy, we asked for your views on our proposals to save £189 million over three years from 2014/17. As a result of that consultation, we have already agreed £40m of savings for 2015/16. But our latest forecast means we have to find a further £12.9m in savings for 2015/16. This time we’re asking for your views on our proposals to close this budget gap. We think we can make most of the £12.9m savings by being more efficient, but some... More
    Closed 19 December 2014
  • Norfolk's Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment

    Since April 2013 every Health and Wellbeing Board in England has been responsible for publishing and updating a statement of the need for pharmaceutical services in its area. This is known as a Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment, or PNA for short. The aim of the assessment is to set out the current pharmaceutical services available in Norfolk, identify any gaps in services and make recommendations on future development. In drafting the PNA we have used feedback from a survey that we... More
    Closed 24 December 2014
  • Your Voice Member Survey 2014

    Your Voice is a membership scheme for Norfolk residents who want to share their views and experiences of public services. This survey is for members of Your Voice to tell us what they think of the scheme. If you are not a member, please visit www.norfolk.gov.uk/yourvoice to find out more and to join. More
    Closed 7 January 2015
  • Silica Sand Review of the Minerals Site Specific Allocations Plan

    Norfolk County Council has to produce and maintain a Minerals Plan. It sets out how much mineral extraction is needed and it is used when we are considering planning applications. The Minerals Plan covers the whole of Norfolk. This consultation is about the extraction of silica sand, which is only found in King's Lynn and West Norfolk. The Minerals Site Specific Allocations Plan (adopted in October 2013) contains a requirement for a Silica Sand Review of the Plan to be... More
    Closed 20 April 2015
  • Consultation on parking in your area - Sheringham and Cromer

    Since the introduction of Civil Parking Enforcement in the County in November 2011, the control, oversight and enforcement of parking in the towns of Sheringham and Cromer has been carried out by The Borough Council of King’s Lynn and West Norfolk on behalf of Norfolk County Council. More
    Closed 30 April 2015
  • Mileham Primary School and Litcham School : Amalgamation into a single all-through school for pupils aged 4 - 16 from September 2015

    In September 2014 when the Headteacher of Mileham Primary School left his post, Mileham and Litcham Schools entered into a temporary partnerhsip for one year, whilst the options for the future of Mileham Primary School were assessed. This partnership has been successful and the Litcham Governors are now wishing to legally combine the two schools into a single organisation, on the current two sites of Litcham School from 1 Sepember 2015. In order for this to happen, legal steps have to be... More
    Closed 10 May 2015
  • Draft Local Flood Risk Management Strategy

    The Local Flood Risk Management Strategy aims to inform all groups and individuals who may have an interest in, or an ability to influence or manage flood risks, including householders, businesses, landowners, developers and risk authorities. We are now consulting on our draft strategy and welcome your comments. The Local Flood Risk Management Strategy seeks to: • explain what flooding is, its dangers, and how flood risks can be managed; • inform about the extent and... More
    Closed 25 May 2015
  • Docking Recycling Centre consultation

    We are proposing to close Docking Recycling Centre. If we closed Docking Recycling Centre it would save us around £70,000 per year. More
    Closed 25 October 2015
  • Re-imagining Norfolk Libraries

    Help us to imagine the future of Norfolk's library service As part of Re-imagining Norfolk we are thinking about the role that our library service should play and how local communities can help us to achieve this. We know that we will have less money to spend in the future so your library service can’t stay the same as it is now. We also know that you are already changing the way that you use library services. Many of you already use the service to down load e-books, while... More
    Closed 17 November 2015
  • Closure of William Marshall Voluntary Controlled Primary School, Welney

    The governing body at the William Marshall Voluntary Controlled Primary School, Welney has raised concerns about the future sustainability and financial viability of the school. The school has 6 places available in each year group, but is regularly undersubscribed. In September 2014, there were 24 pupils on roll, of whom 21 live in the catchment area. Norfolk County Council with the agreement of the Diocese of Ely and the Governors of the School, is considering a proposal to close the... More
    Closed 30 November 2015
  • School Term Dates for the School Years 2017/18 and 2018/19

    Norfolk County Council remains responsible for setting term and holiday dates for Community and Voluntary Controlled Schools, while Governing Bodies of Foundation, Voluntary Aided School and Academies are resonsible for setting their own term dates. In practice most of the schools in Norfolk adopt a single calendar. The Regional Term Dates Group, which met earlier this term, continues to share the view that a coordinated approach to minimise impact on families and transport is... More
    Closed 11 December 2015
  • Silica Sand Review of the Minerals Site Specific Allocations Plan

    Norfolk County Council has to produce and maintain a Minerals Plan. It sets out how much mineral extraction is needed and it is used when we are considering planning applications. The Minerals Plan covers the whole of Norfolk. This consultation is about the extraction of silica sand which is only found in King’s Lynn and West Norfolk. The Minerals Site Specific Allocations Plan (adopted in October 2013) contains a requirement for a Silica Sand Review of the Plan to be completed by... More
    Closed 21 December 2015
  • Re-imagining Norfolk - budget consultation 2016-19

    Our priorities for Norfolk are Excellence in Education, Real Jobs, Improved Infrastructure and Supporting Vulnerable People. Re-imagining Norfolk is our strategy to balance achieving our priorities and delivering services with less money. This will see us radically change our role and the way we deliver services. Our forecasts show we have a further £111m savings to find in order to balance our budget for the next three years. Since 2011 we have already made £245m of savings due... More
    Closed 14 January 2016
  • Your Voice Member Survey 2015

    Your Voice is a membership scheme for Norfolk residents who want to share their views and experiences of public services. This survey is for members of Your Voice to tell us what they think of the scheme. If you are not a member, please visit www.norfolk.gov.uk/yourvoice to find out more and to join. More
    Closed 28 February 2016
  • Closure of Brockdish Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School

    The Governing Body at Brockdish Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School raised concerns about the future sustainability and financial viability of the school. The school has 7 places available in each year group, but is regularly undersubscribed. In September 2015, there were 12 pupils on roll, of whom 9 live in the catchment area. Norfolk County Council with the agreement of the Diocese of Norwich and the Governing Body, is considering a proposal to close Brockdish Church... More
    Closed 7 April 2016
  • John Grant School, Caister

    Consultation on a proposal to expand the specialist education provided currently by John Grant School, Caister by creating a satellite class base for 6 pupils within the existing Shine Nursery in Great Yarmouth. John Grant School in Caister, Great Yarmouth caters for pupils with complex needs, including severe learning difficulties, autistic spectrum disorder and profound and multiple learning difficulties. Judged ‘Good’ by Ofsted, it caters for students from the age of 3 to 19... More
    Closed 20 April 2016
  • Developing a Norfolk Youth Support Model

    Children’s Services spends approximately £1.6m on youth support programmes across Norfolk. This money is used to fund a variety of programmes and support, including: positive activities for young people at risk of coming into care support for young people at risk of becoming NEET (not in education, employment or training) the youth advisory boards, which give young people a voice and influence over the services they receive and activities on offer for young... More
    Closed 15 May 2016
  • Primary education in Gayton, King's Lynn

    Proposal to change the age range and expand Gayton Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School. What are we proposing? This Public Notice is being published jointly by the County Council and the Governing Body of the school, with the support of the Norwich Diocesan Board of Education. The proposal is connected with the proposed replacement of the current school building on a new site in the village. The new building will have a larger capacity than the current building and... More
    Closed 8 July 2016
  • King’s Head Meadow play area

    On Friday 12th August, Wymondham Town Council (WTC) accepted an offer from Norfolk County Council to help facilitate a process to seek the views of members of the community in Wymondham regarding the future of the Wymondham Playground at King’s Head Meadow (KHM) which was installed in August / September 2014. NCC have listened to as many voices as that want to be involved in the process and acknowledge each viewpoint as equally deserving as the other. NCC’s role in supporting this... More
    Closed 23 September 2016
  • Attleborough schools reorganisation

    Planning for growth in Attleborough Changes to the way the primary schools are organised. Norfolk County Council has a duty to ensure a sufficient supply of school places to respond to housing growth and other demographic changes. A number of housing sites are under construction in Attleborough and others have planning consent. In the longer term there are plans to build some 4,000 houses in the town. The proposals we are consulting you on are to make sure that there is a sound base... More
    Closed 14 October 2016
  • Mulbarton schools reorganisation - initial consultation

    Proposal to amalgamate Mulbarton Infant School and Mulbarton Junior School into a single all-through primary school for pupils aged 4 - 11 from 1 September 2017 Since September 2013 Mulbarton Infant School and Mulbarton Junior School have been in a successful partnership. The Governing Bodies of both schools now wish to take the next step and legally combine into a single school. In order for this to happen, legal steps have to be taken. Norfolk County Council will publish: ... More
    Closed 22 November 2016
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